Spy chiefs are already spending hundreds of millions of pounds on a mass internet surveillance system, despite Jacqui Smith's announcement earlier this week that proposals for a central warehouse of communications data had been dumped on privacy grounds. The system - uncovered today by The Register and The Sunday Times - is …
So they want to put these little Black Boxes into ISPs that monitor traffic and presumibly use bandwidth. Will they be subject to a fair usage policy?
"Will they be subject to a fair usage policy?"
More like an unfair usage policy, as every government department, agency and local authority down to parish council level *prove* that they must be able to listen into any conversation you have.
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